4th December 1897: Broughton 5 Wigan 2
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Broughton Rangers 5 Wigan 2 - Saturday 4th December 1897
Venue: Wheater's Field, Broughton
Competition: League - Lancashire Senior Competition

WiganlBacks:l

1. John Winstanley, 2. John Timoney, 3. Percy Jago, 4. J,Dwyer, 5. Billy Rhoden, 6. Billy Halliwell, 7. J.Goodwin

WiganlForwards:l

8. Jack Brown, 9. Jack Blackburn, 10. P.Turner, 11. Bill Yates, 12. R.Robinson, 13. Edward Peet, 14. George Rigby, 15. W.McCarthy


WiganlTries:l

(None)

WiganlGoals:l

John Timoney 1

Summary:l

Wigan's fourth match winning streak was halted in narrow fashion at Wheater's Field.

Top of Table After This Match
1st Place:l

Oldham

- Played - 11 - Won - 10 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 20
2nd Place:l Swinton - Played - 11 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 1 - Points: - 19
3rd Place:l Salford - Played - 14 - Won - 9 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 19
4th Place:l Widnes - Played - 12 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 17
5th Place:l Runcorn - Played - 11 - Won - 8 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 3 - Points: - 16
6th Place:l

Broughton

- Played - 11 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 1 ` Lost - 4 - Points: - 13

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8th Place:l

Wigan

- Played - 13 - Won - 6 - Drawn - 0 ` Lost - 7 - Points: - 12